International Wheelchair Day Celebration in India

  • Celebrated on March 1st, International Wheelchair Day is a celebration of the role of wheelchairs in improving the quality of life for individuals with mobility challenges. 
  • The day raises awareness and gratitude towards those supporting the needs of the mobility-impaired community. 
  • ALIMCO provided wheelchairs to beneficiaries of ADIP schemes and organized training sessions on wheelchair usage. 
  • The National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Secunderabad organized training programs and practical demonstrations of different types of wheelchairs. 
  • Composite Regional Centre Davanagere organized a training program for wheelchair users and general citizens. 
  • A 100-meter wheelchair race competition was organized for persons with locomotor disabilities at Narsinghgarh Higher Secondary School. 
  • Composite Regional Centre Nellore organized an awareness rally and sports activities for the beneficiaries.
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